Sniper pairs struck the UAV at the competition within the Games 2020
At the "Brestsky" training ground in the Republic of Belarus, teams taking part in the "Sniper Frontier" competition of the Army international games-2020 have started the second stage of the competition.
Russian snipers performed the first exercise "catch up", in which each pair hit 5 targets, two of which simulated flying at different altitudes at a speed of 12 km/h drones with a diameter of 20x30 cm from a range of 200 meters. Under the terms of the exercise, the time for shooting is limited to 5 minutes, as well as the amount of ammunition for a sniper pair – 10 rounds.
At this stage, Russian sniper pairs are among the top five in the competition. The best pair will be determined based on the results of 7 exercises.
During the second stage of the "Pair competition", military personnel perform as part of sniper pairs (14 sniper pairs in total). During three competitive days, snipers will perform seven competitive exercises: "Catch", "Find yours", "Retreat", "Make a decision", "Interaction", "Find and destroy" and "Shooting from a partner", which will be held at night.
Representatives of 7 countries — the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Armenia, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the Republic of Serbia, the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan-have entered the marksmanship competitions.
The Russian team at the international competitions of masters of marksmanship will be represented by the winners of the all-army stage of the competition-cadets of the Far Eastern Higher Combined Arms Command School. As well as military personnel of the Eastern Military District.